SSL, which is an acronym for Secure Sockets Layer, is a security protocol that encodes the data which clients submit on an Internet site. If they type in a username and a password on a login page or they acquire products and services online and they enter their credit card details, the data shall be exchanged with the web server in an encrypted form, so an unauthorized third-party won't be able to see it. An SSL certificate will raise the security of your Internet site and shall make it more appealing to consumers, but on top of the cost for the SSL, you need to spend more money for a dedicated IP address, that's typically required for the SSL installation. In case you have a modest e-commerce portal and your budget is tight or you are a part of a non-profit organization and you can find much better use for the capital, you can avoid the extra expense by making use of our services due to the fact that our cloud web hosting platform supports SSL certificates not only on a dedicated IP address, but also on a shared one.

Shared SSL IP in Cloud Hosting

A shared IP could be used for any SSL certificate, regardless if you get it from our company or from some other retailer and regardless of the cloud hosting service which you have on our end. If you obtain the SSL from us, you will discover this option on the certificate order page in your hosting CP where you could also make use of the 1-click automatic configuration option that we offer. If the latter is picked within the SSL order wizard, our system will install and set up everything for you using the specially configured server shared IP address, therefore once you obtain and approve the SSL, there won't be anything else to do on your end. You could save the cash that you will otherwise need to pay for a dedicated IP address and the SSL shall function in the same exact way, so any data which the website visitors submit shall be encrypted. The only difference is that if you input the shared IP address instead of your domain within an Internet browser, the website shall not show up.

Shared SSL IP in Semi-dedicated Servers

You can use a shared IP for an SSL obtained through us or through any other dealer with any of our semi-dedicated servers. The setup is incredibly easy and if you acquire the certificate from our company, you could also benefit from our SSL wizard where with just a few mouse clicks you could pick the SSL to be installed automatically for the selected domain or subdomain on the shared IP address that's configured to be used for this purpose. This option shall save you time and work as you'll not need to do anything after you approve the SSL via email, not mentioning the cash you'll save for the IP on a monthly basis. Your Internet site shall be protected and any customer will feel confident that their data shall be protected considering that using a shared IP address doesn't influence the proper functioning of the certificate and the sole difference from using a dedicated one is that the IP address cannot be used as a URL to access your site.